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Handling of UH chaos shameful


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 24, 2012

~~<p>With a mixture of dismay and outrage, taxpayers have watched as the debacle of the bogus Stevie Wonder concert, ostensibly to raise money for the University of Hawaii Athletics Department, began to unfold. Instead of generating funds for the department, UH was fleeced by an unauthorized agent to the tune of $200,000. Further, department officials, including Athletic Director Jim Donovan, were put on paid leave; ultimately Donovan is exonerated of blame but transferred to an undefined job, paying more than $211,000, within the chancellor's office.</p>
<p>According to an agreement document the Star-Advertiser obtained, the job offer was made in exchange for Donovan's promise he wouldn't sue.</p>
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With a mixture of dismay and outrage, taxpayers have watched as the debacle of the bogus Stevie Wonder concert, ostensibly to raise money for the University of Hawaii Athletics Department, began to unfold. Instead of generating funds for the department, UH was fleeced by an unauthorized agent to the tune of $200,000. Further, department officials, including Athletic Director Jim Donovan, were put on paid leave; ultimately Donovan is exonerated of blame but transferred to an undefined job, paying more than $211,000, within the chancellor's office.

According to an agreement document the Star-Advertiser obtained, the job offer was made in exchange for Donovan's promise he wouldn't sue. Login for more...



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